World House Party honors MLK legacy

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A “World House Party” in Dayton honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., while also inspiring young people to create positive change and build community.

The event celebrated Dr. King’s achievements with music, dance, and food.

It was the third year for the party presented by the Dayton Human Relations Council in partnership with the YWCA of Greater Dayton. It was held at the YWCA located at 141 West Third Street Saturday afternoon. Admission was free.

Presenters explored contemporary issues regarding race, social justice, and diversity.

People who came to the event were also able to create banners to be used during the Dayton MLK Memorial March, which will take place Monday, January 18. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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